After years of skiing half-blind, I've finally found the answer

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I'm not a hardcore skiier, but growing up in Canada I did learn, and my family and I go skiing about once a year. Read the rest

Creepy couture ski mask from 1962

This Emilio Pucci ski mask was high fashion on the slopes in 1962. From a spread in the December 7, 1962 issue of LIFE magazine. Read the rest

Parkour-style urban skiing

Here's a "street skiing" video that crosses street-skating with parkour, driving a long-suffering pair of skis over a series of urban obstacles from stone stairs to snowy hills. Just watching this daredevil makes my heart pound in sympathy.

JP Auclair street.avi (via Kottke) Read the rest